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MLA Webinars hosted by NN/LM, NER

Friday, October 10th, 2014

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, New England Region will be hosting three of the five webinars sponsored by MLA.


All webinars are will be viewed from 2-3:30pm EST at University of Massachusetts Medical School, are free and you can register on the NER training page.


October 22, 2014: Protocol Development and Methodology for Systematic Reviews. Read more…

November 5, 2014: Communicate Your Value Through Marketing and Advocacy. Read more…

December, 3, 2014: Data Management for Systematic Reviews. Read more…


The NER office will also be obtaining the recording of each of these webinars so state associations and institutions can view them as a group at a later date.

Contact Meredith Solomon- if you have any questions.


MLA 2014: NLM Theater Presentations

Monday, June 16th, 2014

At the 2014 Medical Library Association Annual Meeting in Chicago, the
National Library of Medicine (NLM) held a variety of presentations in their
exhibit booth to bring users up-to-date on NLM databases and services.

The recordings of the 13 presentations are now available from the NLM
Technical Bulletin and can be accessed here:

Listen, view, and learn about:

1.The ACA, Hospital Community Benefit and Needs Assessment: NLM Resources
2.Beau-TOX: TOXNET Gets a Facelift
3.MedlinePlus: Usability, Mobile & Responsive Design
4.Modernizing History: The New (and much improved) IndexCat Interface
5.My NCBI Update: SciENcv & NIH Public Access
6.NLM Resources & Electronic Health Records: MedlinePlusConnect, RxNorm & UMLS
7.NLM Resources Used in Disasters
8.PubMed Commons
9.PubMed Health
10.PubMed Update
11.RDA One Year Later
12.Still Scanning After All These Years: New Digital Projects from HMD
13.Using the Results Database

Register for MLA ’14, “Building Your Information Future”, Chicago, May 16-21, 2014

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

Online registration is now open for MLA’s 2014 Annual Meeting and Exhibition.  Join your
colleagues to address changing trends in health care and be energized with new ideas for building your information future.

The Preliminary Program was mailed to all MLA Members. You should receive your copy by January 31st.  The Preliminary Program is also online as a PDF file.  If you need a paper copy mailed to you, contact
Susan Chesniak

Make your hotel reservation at the Hyatt Regency Chicago, the official hotel for meetings and location of the Hall of Exhibits.  For information
see: hotel and travel discounts

Requests for Informal Meeting Space Due February 7: To request informal meeting space for your chapter, affiliated nonprofit
group, or other organization during MLA ’14, use the meeting space application
Meeting space is limited and assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.

For early consideration submit your application by February 7th.

MLA Estelle Brodman Award

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

The MLA Estelle Brodman Award annually recognizes a mid-career academic medical librarian who demonstrates significant achievement, the potential for leadership, and continuing excellence.  Recipients receive a certificate and a cash award of $500.  The nominations are due to MLA by November 1.

Complete information and nomination forms can be found at  

If you have questions, please contact me.


Lin Wu

Chair, MLA Estelle Brodman Award Jury
Reference Librarian
University of Tennessee Health Science Center Library
877 Madison Avenue, Room 216
Memphis, TN 38163
Tel: (901) 448-1667
Fax: (901) 448-7235
Toll-free: 877-747-0004 
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